The Devils placed Bennett (leg) on injured reserve Wednesday, retroactive to Monday.

Bennett hasn't been very productive in his first season with the Devils, tallying seven points (one goal, six assists) with a minus-3 rating over 20 games, so his absence likely won't be felt by many fantasy owners. The 25-year-old winger will be eligible to return to New Jersey's lineup Tuesday against the Canucks, but he'll need to be activated off IR before returning to game action.

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